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Inquiry Details

Sexualisation of children and young people

This inquiry was established on 20 October 2015.

That the Joint Committee on Children and Young people inquire into and report on the sexualisation of children and young people, with particular reference to:

 

                     i.            The sexualisation of children and young people in electronic, print and social media and marketing;

 

                   ii.            The exposure of children and young people in NSW to sexualised images and content in public places, electronic, print and social media and marketing;

 

                  iii.            The impact on children and young people of growing up in a sexualised culture;

 

                 iv.            Adequacy of current measures at state and federal level to regulate sexualised imagery in electronic, print and social media and marketing, and effectiveness of self-regulation measures;  

 

                   v.            Measures to assist parents in fulfilling their responsibility to protect and educate children;

 

                 vi.            Measures to educate children and young people and assist them in navigating the contemporary cultural environment;

 

                vii.            Possible measures that the Children’s Advocate can take to assist children and young people to navigate the cultural environment successfully.

 

              viii.            Any other related matter.


 Terms of Reference - Sexualisation

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